Jacqueline E. Karp

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BACKGROUND We describe a technique for percutaneous transfacet screw placement in the cervical spine without the need for lateral-view fluoroscopy. METHODS Previously established articular pillar morphometry was used to define the ideal trajectory for transfacet screw placement in the subaxial cervical spine. A unique targeting guide was developed to(More)
Transient severe hyperammonaemia developed in the absence of serious liver dysfunction in three patients being treated for acute leukaemia. The onset of the biochemical disturbance was abrupt and led rapidly to acute encephalopathy, fatal in two cases. In the third patient, prompt initiation of aggressive haemodialysis and intravenous sodium benzoate and(More)
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